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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

Personal Bookkeeping; Is It Necessary?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jun 16, 2012 8:23:00 AM

If personal bookkeeping was simply a matter of just paying the bills — a common belief shared by many people — everyone that hired a bookkeeper would either be broke or very regretful. At the end of the day (and at the end of the fiscal year) these professionals are responsible for managing the livelihood of your business or personal finances; essentially your cash flow.

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Topics: QuickBooks Tips, Bookkeeping Salt Lake City, Personal Bookkeeping

Outsource Your Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Needs

Posted by Matt Roberge on Apr 19, 2012 8:47:00 AM

Running a business often requires more time than there are hours in a day, and keeping up with all of your duties can often leave you exhausted and burnt out. Sometimes you may feel as though you need a carbon copy of yourself in order to complete all of the tasks on your ever-growing plate. No one ever said managing a business would be easy – but no one said you couldn’t get a little assistance either. In order to relieve some of the weight off your shoulders, consider hiring a Salt Lake City Bookkeeping professional.        

Our expert services are more than just excellent mathematicians, they’re also some of the most detail-oriented and business savvy professionals in the industry. When it comes to handling your company’s bookkeeping duties, you don’t want to hand the task off to just anyone. In order to rest assured that your books will be kept up to date and your finances are in good hands, you should entrust your bookkeeping duties to one of our Salt Lake City Bookkeeping specialists.       

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Topics: Business Efficiency, Personal Bookkeeping, Sales Advice, Outsourced Bookkeeping

Personal Bookkeeping: An Insider's Guide

Posted by Joe Mazur on Apr 7, 2012 9:25:00 AM

If you're running your own business, you should have an organized way of keeping track of your income and expenses.  So, let's talk about personal bookkeeping from an  insider's view.  More and more people are starting their own businesses and simply can't afford to hire an accountant, so they are deciding to do their own bookkeeping.  There are a number of financial software programs on the market that are geared towards this niche market of individuals and are user friendly.

How can personal bookkeeping help you?  Doing your own bookkeeping affords you the opportunity to have first hand knowledge as to what is going on with your financial affairs, whether this be of a personal nature, or of a business nature. Some ways that personal bookkeeping can help you are as follows:
  • Saves you money;
  • Easily keeps track of your income and expenses;
  • Customizes various types of financial reports;
  • Keeps track of the financial health of your business or personal matters; 
  • Allows you to access your personal or business financial information easily; and
  • Makes tax preparation easier
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Topics: QuickBooks, QuickBooks consulting, QuickBooks advice, Personal Bookkeeping

Personal Bookkeeping: Learn from Dr. Jason Seaver

Posted by Matt Roberge on Feb 19, 2011 10:14:00 AM

Remember the show Growing Pains?  What a classic.  One of my favorite season's of the show was when Mike Seaver was living above the garage while in his teens.  I remember a particular episode where the dad, Dr. Jason Seaver, was going over the family's finances at the end of the month.  Mr. Seaver was going through the bills when he screamed for Mike to join him in his study.  He was particularly upset about an incredibly expensive phone bill.  The problem was that it was in the past and there is nothing he could do about it now except ground Mike. 

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Topics: Efficient Bookkeeping, Do It Yourself Bookkeeping, Personal Bookkeeping